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See: Black lung disease.
Source: medicinenet.com

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A chronic disease in which the bronchial airways in the lungs become narrowed and swollen, making it difficult to breathe. Symptoms include wheezing, coughing, tightness in the chest, shortness of bre [..]
Source: cancer.gov

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Chronic respiratory disease characterized by bronchoconstriction, excessive mucus secretion and edema of the pulmonary alveoli, resulting in difficulty in breathing out, wheezing, and cough.
Source: sis.nlm.nih.gov

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An allergic disorder that results in difficulty breathing.
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A condition of the lungs characterized by a narrowing of the airways and excessive mucus; can cause difficulty breathing, wheezing and coughing.
Source: radiologyinfo.org

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late 14c. asma, asma, from Latin asthma, from Greek asthma "short breath, a panting," from azein "breathe hard," probably related to anemos "wind." The -th- was restored [..]
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A chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways associated with changes in airway hyperresponsiveness.
Source: orthoinfo.aaos.org

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disease that makes it difficult to breathe.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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A common, chronic inflammatory disease of the air passages that presents as episodes of wheezing, breathlessness and chest tightness due to widespread narrowing of the airways and obstruction of airflow.
Source: aihw.gov.au

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An inflammatory disease of the air passages that makes them prone to narrow too easily and too much, causing episodes of shortness of breath and wheezing or coughing. The narrowing is due to many trig [..]
Source: health.gov.au

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a disorder in which blocking of the bronchial passages by contractions and mucus causes wheezing and gasping. The precipitating cause is usually an allergen (dust or pollen), irritants like tobacco sm [..]
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bronchospasm
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From the Latin, "asthma," meaning both "asthma" and "oppression." The Latin was derived from the Greek meaning the same.
Source: westegg.com

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A common chronic inflammatory lung disease. It is an allergic disease caused by an immune disorder.
Source: sciencelearn.org.nz

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a chronic disease of the lungs. Symptoms include cough, wheezing, a tight feeling in the chest, and trouble breathing.
Source: womenshealth.gov

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a condition that causes a blockage of the airway and makes it difficult for a person to breathe
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Asthma is an inflammatory disorder of the airways. Symptoms include periodic attacks of wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing. When an asthma attack occurs, the muscles of the b [..]
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(n) respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin
Source: beedictionary.com

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A disease that inflames and narrows airways, causing wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and tightness in the chest.
Source: health.harvard.edu

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Diagnosis and treatment of hypersensitive states resulting from exposure to a particular allergen and diseases of the immune system.
Source: prestigehealthchoice.com

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Difficulty in breathing with a sense of suffocation. Thought to be nervous in origin. (19thC)
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Someone with asthma can have trouble breathing because of problems with the airways, the tubes that carry air into the lungs. The airways can get irritated, swollen (puffed up), and narrow (like a pin [..]
Source: kidshealth.org

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a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways, characterized by recurrent episodes of reversible airflow obstruction.
Source: lpi.oregonstate.edu

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A form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper-responsiveness (Respiratory Hypersensitivity), airway Inflammation, and intermittent Airway Obstruction. It is characterized b [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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Asthma attacks following a period of Exercise. Usually the induced attack is short-lived and regresses spontaneously. The magnitude of postexertional Airway Obstruction is strongly influenced by the E [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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Asthmatic adverse reaction (e.g., Bronchoconstriction) to conventional NSAIDs including Aspirin use.
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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Asthma attacks caused, triggered, or exacerbated by Occupational Exposure.
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A form of bronchial disorder associated with airway obstruction, marked by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnea, with wheezing due to spasmodic contraction of the bronchi.
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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Asthma attacks following a period of exercise. Usually the induced attack is short-lived and regresses spontaneously. The magnitude of postexertional airway obstruction is strongly influenced by the e [..]
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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A chronic respiratory disease, often arising from allergies, that is characterized by sudden recurring attacks of labored breathing, chest constriction, and coughing.'
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A respiratory condition marked by recurring episodes of labored breathing, wheezing, and coughing, triggered by oversensitivity to environmental conditions.
Source: merckvetmanual.com

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A lung disorder marked by attacks of breathing difficulty, wheezing, coughing, and thick mucus coming from the lungs. The episodes may be triggered by breathing foreign substances (allergens) or pollutants, infection, vigorous exercise, or emotional stress. Extrinsic Asthma is triggered by pollen, chemicals or some other external agent; Intrinsic [..]
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This is a condition that mainly affects young and middle aged cats. Affected animals will cough or wheeze. Treatment commonly involves the use of steroid medicines. Exposure to dusty, clay type cat litter may make the condition worse.
Source: cats.org.uk

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Chronic respiratory disease characterized by constriction of the bronchial tubes to the lungs, which causes sudden and recurring breathing problems, coughing, chest tightness and wheezing. Asymptomati [..]
Source: vaccine-safety-training.org

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A chronic respiratory disease, often arising from allergies, that is characterized by sudden recurring attacks of labored breathing, chest constriction, and coughing. Asymptomatic
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Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory lung disease characterized by recurrent breathing problems. Symptoms can be triggered by allergens, as well as infection, exercise, cold air and other factors.
Source: filtrete.com

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A chronic disease in which the bronchial airways in the lungs become narrowed and swollen, making it difficult to breathe. Symptoms include wheezing, coughing, tightness in the chest, shortness of breath, and rapid breathing. An attack may be brought on by pet hair, dust, smoke, pollen, mold, exercise, cold air, or stress.
Source: dana-farber.org

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A chronic, inflammatory lung disease characterised by breathing difficulties. Acute episodes occur ('asthma attacks') from an impairment in breathing caused by a severe narrowing of airways [..]
Source: allergytherapeutics.com

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 A chronic medical condition where the bronchial tubes (in the lungs) become easily irritated. This leads to constriction of the airways resulting in wheezing, coughing, difficulty breathing and prod [..]
Source: vaccinelist.com

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a chronic respiratory disease characterized by constriction of the bronchial tubes to the lungs, which causes sudden and recurring breathing problems, coughing, and chest tightness
Source: vhcprojectimmunereadiness.com

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A chronic medical condition where the bronchial tubes (in the lungs) become easily irritated. This leads to constriction of the airways resulting in wheezing, coughing, difficulty breathing and produc [..]
Source: vaccineindia.org

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A condition associated with shortness of breath and coughing, usually in result of an allergen, stress and others.
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 An inflammatory condition of the airways that makes it more difficult to breathe.
Source: itsinfectious.co.uk

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 a disorder that causes the airways of the lungs to swell and narrow, leading to wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing.
Source: nectaressences.com

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Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory lung disease characterized by recurrent breathing problems. People with asthma have acute episodes or when the air passages in their lungs get narrower, and breathing [..]
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Allergic disease of the lungs that causes narrowing of the breathing tubes or bronchi or airways.
Source: sarcoid-network.org

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Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory lung disease characterized by recurrent breathing problems. Symptoms can be triggered by allergens, as well as infection, exercise, cold air and other factors.
Source: anysizefiltrete.com

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Asthma is the inflammation and swelling of the airways which is a chronic condition that affects the ability to breathe. Symptoms of asthma include shortness of breathe, wheezing, coughing, and tightn [..]
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Is a chronic medical condition. It has been defined  as a common chronic disorder of the airways that is complex and characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, airflow obstruction, bronchial hyperresponsiveness (bronchospasm), and an underlying inflammation.
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A chronic inflammatory disorder of the lungs characterized by wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness and cough.
Source: arb.ca.gov

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A respiratory complaint that can be serious in young and older people and is the result of allergens sometimes airborne causing irritation and swelling in the respiratory system. In extreme cases it can lead to increased chance of mortality.
Source: air-cleaner.co.uk

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A common chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. Symptoms of asthma are recurring periods of whistling sound when you breathe, chest tightness, shortness of breath and coughing. Ai [..]
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A chronic inflammatory lung disorder characterized by obstruction of airways.
Source: groups.molbiosci.northwestern.edu

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Molds can trigger asthma attacks in persons who are allergic (sensitized) to molds. The irritants produced by molds may also worsen asthma in non-allergic (non-sensitized) people. (EPA, 2001)
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A condition marked by recurrent attacks of difficult or laboured breathing and wheezing resulting from spasmodic contraction and hyper secretion of the bronchi resulting from exposure to allergens suc [..]
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a medical condition characterized by abnormal restriction of breathing, especially in response to allergens or air contaminants
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A lung condition characterised by inflammation and spasm of the airways. This causes intermittent breathing problems such as coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. Asthma can be triggered by infe [..]
Source: care4air.org

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A lung disease characterized by narrowing of the respiratory airways. Symptoms include recurrent attacks of wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath (dyspnea).
Source: rarediseasesnetwork.org

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A disease that makes it difficult for a person to breathe, especially during exercise. Atmosphere
Source: air-quality.org.uk

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A condition marked by recurrent attacks of difficult or labored breathing and wheezing resulting from spasmodic contraction and hypersecretion of the bronchi. It is caused by exposure to allergens such as drugs, foods, environmental pollutants, or intrinsic factors.
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A disease that affects a person’s breathing and may restrict the ability to get oxygen to the lungs. For people with asthma, the inside of their airways can become irritated and inflamed and this ma [..]
Source: dhs.wisconsin.gov

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A disease in which the muscles surrounding the airways of the lungs spasm and result in reversible narrowing of the airways, making it difficult to exhale.
Source: phsa.org.za

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A disorder causing the airways to become inflamed and narrowed due to mucous production and leads to symptoms of wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing and chest tightness in response to stimuli that [..]
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A common lung disorder in which inflammation causes the bronchi to swell and narrow the airways, creating breathing difficulties that may range from mild to life-threatening. Symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, wheezing, and chest tightness. The diagnosis of asthma is based on evidence of wheezing and is confirmed with breathing tests. Man [..]
Source: medicinenet.com

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Asthma triggered by vigorous physical activity. It primarily affects children and young adults because of their high levels of physical activity, but it can occur at any age. Exercise-induced asthma is initiated by the fall in airway temperature during rapid breathing followed by rapid reheating with lowered ventilation. The more heat that is trans [..]
Source: medicinenet.com

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A common condition in which the airways go into spasm and become constricted. It causes wheezing, coughing and difficulty in breathing. It is often a reaction to hypersensitivity, but can also be trig [..]
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respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin (asthmatic) a person suffering from asthma; "she is a chronic asthmatic"; "the painful [..]
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